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Huawei Honor 9 vs. OUKITEL K6: which one is more worthy to buy

ByPonyo Hall 2018-05-30 5580

Huawei brand has been gaining more and more popularity in the recent years. And its Honor phone series specifically (thanks to their strong performance and moderate price) have had a big role to play in this development. The Honor 9 and the Oukitel K6 were developed almost at the same time. However, because they differed in the focus of product positioning, the phones ended up targeting different groups. But which phone wins if we look at them side by side? Let’s find out.


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Huawei Honor 9  vs. OUKITEL K6


Huawei Honor 9 4G Smartphone

Huawei Honor 9 4G Smartphone 4GB RAM International Version - BLUE


OUKITEL K6 4G Phablet

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Huawei Honor 9 vs. OUKITEL K6: design

The difference in size between the two phones is not very obvious: the Huawei Honor 9 measures 147.3 x 70.9 x 7.45 mm while the Oukitel K6 is 158.7 x 76.3 x 10.4 mm. The two are also similar in design. 3D curves with brilliant gloss and stunning craftsmanship seem to be at the base of both models.

Huawei Honor 9 design

The Honor 9 is available in blue, black and gray. Elaborately carved in 3D lithography, the color is rich in metallic luster and makes a truly stunning visual impression.

Huawei Honor 9 available color

Functionally, the phone's designs are very similar: you have the type-C interface ports and speakers at the bottom of the phone. The only difference is the  headset connector: it is located on the left side of the charging port for the Honor 9 and on the top panel of the phone for the K6.

Huawei Honor 9 vs. OUKITEL K6: display

Huawei Honor 9 and OUKITEL K6 display

The Huawei Honor 9 displays pictures on a 5.15 inch 1920 x 1080 screen with 428PPI - meeting the DCI-P3 display standards in the field of digital cinema. Everything looks true-to-life on it.

Oukitel K6 screen resolution

The display on the Oukitel K6 is the 6.0 inch 2160x1080 18:9 screen, aiming to present a responsive and vivid image within a larger screen in a size suitable for one-handed use.

Huawei Honor 9 vs. Oukitel K6: dual camera

Now to the cameras. As the advertising of the Honor 9 says, taking pictures with it is not much different than with an SLR camera. The rear camera comes with 20MP black and white lens, a  12MP color lens, and dual-lens hybrid zoom to achieve the perfect zoom similar to SLR camera under the F2.2 aperture. The remote view can be zoomed in double and still result in a clear and vivid picture.

Huawei Honor 9 rear camera

The camera can perform well even in low light. The innovative technology ensures twice the brightness in dimly lit environments.

Oukitel K6 camera

As to the Oukitel K6, its front and rear cameras are more balanced in terms of pixels, helping you capture quality images quicker. The rear cam comes with 21MP + 8MP and you get the 13MP + 8MP selfie shooter.

Huawei Honor 9 vs. Oukitel K6: performance

Compared with the previous generation of Honor series, The Honor 9 comes with the Kirin 960 chipset octa-core  CPU with optimized performance: you get 18% more power for the CPU and 180% for the GPU. Moreover, when it is running, the EMUI5.1 can intelligently allocate memory resources of memory and timely clean up the cache for an even more efficient performance. On top of that, you get the upgraded 6GB ROM and 64GB RAM to ensure smooth operation. The phone is powered by the standard 3200mAh battery.

Huawei Honor 9 and Oukitel K6 CPU performance

The Oukitel K6 comes with the MediaTek MT6763 deca-core holding the belief that it is the speed and strong endurance that matter in a fierce competition — and the deca-core processor and Android 7.1 do guarantee a swift performance backed up by 6GB ROM and 64GB RAM The 6300 mAh battery assures superior endurance.

Huawei Honor 9 vs. Oukitel K6: specifications

As we've pointed out quite a few differences above, let's sum up by going over the specs of the two phones side by side.

Huawei Honor 9
Oukitel K6
5.15 inch 1920 x 1080 resolution
6.0 inch, 2160 x 1080 resolution
Kirin 960 chipset octa-core
MediaTek MT6763 deca-core
Android 7.1
8MP front camera(f/2.0), 20 MP + 12 MP(f/2.2) back cameras
13MP + 8MP front camera, 21 MP + 8 MP back cameras
Touch fingerprint
Press fingerprint

Summing Up

At the similar price level, the Huawei Honor 9 and the Oukitel K6 are both outstanding phones. In design, screen display and camera, the Honor 9 comes out a winner. But when it comes to endurance and CPU speed, the Oukitel K6 knocks down the competition. So it all comes down to what you want to pay for — but, we stress once again, both smartphones are well worth your money.


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